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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Bloomberg: President Barack Obama’s decision to approve airstrikes and humanitarian air drops in Iraq began to come together at nightfall on Aug. 6, between the end of the African leaders’ summit he’d hosted and a dinner with his wife and some friends. During a five-minute limo ride back to the White House from the ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Video released by the Pentagon Friday night shows U.S. military aircraft striking ISIS positions and assets. Pentagon: “The first attack occurred about 6:45 a.m. EDT when two F/A-18 aircraft dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near Irbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan region. ISIL was using this artillery to shell Kurdish forces defending ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Russian Anti-Submarine Destroyer "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" MOSCOW, August 9 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's Northern Fleet's anti-submarine forces have detected and forced out a US submarine from Russian boundary waters, a high-ranking source in Russia's Navy told RIA Novosti Saturday. "On August 7, 2014, the patrol forces of the Northern Fleet detected a foreign submarine, supposedly a US Navy ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Excerpted from DAILY BEAST: President Obama’s limited strikes on ISIS in northern Iraq are “pinpricks” that are “meaningless” and “worse than nothing,” according to one of his fiercest foreign policy critics, Sen. John McCain. By committing U.S. military forces to fight again in Iraq while explicitly limiting the mission to protection of American ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISIS mortar teams have been shelling Erbil, where we have a consulate. So, in order to protect our consulate, we twice today struck ISIS troops responsible for that shelling, but we launched absolutely no attacks on the ISIS troops besieging the Yazidis and Christians, particularly the ones trapped on the mountain. Excerpted from NBC NEWS: The ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

The aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush, in the Arabian Gulf on Friday, has been assigned to support the mission in Iraq. Excerpted from NBC NEWS: The United States dropped laser-guided bombs on ISIS artillery in Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said — the beginning of airstrikes threatened a day earlier by President Barack Obama. The bombs, ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if Islamic militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq. He also has announced that the military carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid Thursday to Iraqi religious minorities threatened by the extremists. "Today America is coming to help," he ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek is the top U.S. officer serving in Iraq. He stressed that the Islamic State is a global threat, not a local one. (Thomas Brown/Staff) Excerpted from MILITARY TIMES: The violent advances of Islamic militants in Iraq is not an isolated problem but rather a “growing global challenge” that needs to be dealt ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Aug. 7: An Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene at Dover Air Force Base, Del.AP DOVER, Del. – The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" has arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. A C-17 cargo plane carrying the body of Harold Greene landed ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TODD STARNES: A member of the U.S. Army Band said he was forced out of the U.S. Army for having anti-Obama bumper stickers on his personal car, serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches at a party and reading books written by conservative authors like Sean Hannity, a federal lawsuit alleges. Master Sergeant Nathan Sommers, a 25-year veteran ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

JERUSALEM — Israel is seeking a “robust” and complete disarmament of Hamas in the Gaza Strip in order to ensure that there is no resumption in hostilities, according to a senior Israeli Foreign Ministry official who briefed the Washington Free Beacon on upcoming Egyptian-brokered ceasefire talks between the terror group and Israeli government. However, Hamas is ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WND: More claims of divine intervention are being reported in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, with an operator of Israel’s Iron Dome missile-defense system saying he personally witnessed “the hand of God” diverting an incoming rocket out of harm’s way. Israel Today translated a report from a Hebrew-language news site, which noted ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: An arrest has been made in connection to mid-June’s kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens, a military spokesman confirmed to CNN Tuesday. Israeli Defense Forces spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner told host Jake Tapper that the operation “wasn’t something the military carried out,” but said an individual has been taken into ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A man in an Afghan Army uniform opened fire Tuesday at a military base, killing a U.S. general and wounding 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops. U.S. officials identified the murdered American late Tuesday as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene. Greene was the highest-ranked American ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: In a pointed assessment, an Army colonel advising the National Security Council says one of the Taliban prisoners released in the Obama administration’s deal to free Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdal is a “psychopath” who poses a “danger to fellow Afghans.” Army Col. Mark Mitchell, director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council, ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Bishop Harry Jackson Jr. of Beltsville, Md. JERUSALEM — Fifty-one pastors from every U.S. state and D.C. touched down in Israel early Tuesday for an unprecedented last minute solidarity mission aimed at expressing their support for the Jewish state’s right to defend itself from the terror group Hamas, a sentiment that some say is not shared ...

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